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15 Honest Reasons Women Say They Don't Want To Get Married

"I don't need another person to make me happy."

Marriage isn’t for everyone, especially these days. In 2014, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 124.6 million Americans 16 years and older were single ― or 50.2 percent of the population ― compared with 37.4 percent of the population in 1976.

What’s behind the decision to stay single? Below, 16 women on the secret-sharing app Whisper share some of the biggest reasons why they’ve said “thanks, but no thanks” to marriage.

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I don
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I don
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I don
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I don
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I don
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I never want to get married or have kids because I don
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My boyfriend and I have talked about getting married, but I actually don
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I
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All my friends are married and ask when I
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I feel like I don
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I don
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I am not married and I feel like my life is complete. I don
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The only reason why I don
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I don
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I secretly don
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